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Five-Time Grandview Track and Field State Qualifier Owen Johnson Heading to Columbia College

(HILLSBORO) Grandview’s Owen Johnson rode state qualifications in the pole vault and 110-meter hurdles to a Dream Team selection in his final track and field season.

Head Coach Michael Loyd offered kind words about Owen saying, “He will be successful because of his ability, his grit and his work ethic on the finer details of our sport. He embodies what this sport can produce. We are lucky to have had him on our team.” Owen appreciates his coach’s words.

 
Owen’s track and field future will continue at Columbia College after its head track coach Tracy Jex made a convincing recruiting pitch…

 
In addition to his 2018 state qualifications in the pole vault and 110-meter hurdles, Grandview’s Owen Johnson finishes his high school career as a 2018 Sectional champ in the pole vault and 110-meter hurdles, a 2017 All-State Pole Vaulter, and a 2016 and ’17 state qualifier in the 110-meter hurdles.

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